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Slumlord Charged

Robert Coyle Sr., who rented and sold houses in Kensington and Port Richmond, is being charged with loan fraud after an investigation. Pulitzer Prize-winning Daily News reporter Barbara Laker has been following Coyle's misdeeds for years. She's described him as "widely known for peddling shabby homes to the city's poorest" and responsible for a "tsunami of blight." But mostly she's called him a slumlord. If the shoe fits ... [philly.com]